KDB Developer - tier 1 Investment Bank - 6 months contract

Resource Solutions
London (Greater)
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

KDB Developer, Tier 1 investment Bank, Canary Wharf - 6 month contract

We require a strong server-side developer to work within a global team, who can take on small to medium sized development tasks. The candidate will join a small team, but will still undertake a reasonable percentage of green-field development. As such, the candidate should be comfortable taking ownership and driving independent projects.

The candidate will typically be tasked with delivering functionality via the Chrome browser. This will likely involve server side development and data processing in KDB, coupled with front end HTML5/JavaScript development to deliver the user interface.

The role will involve all aspects of the software life cycle including gathering requirements from the lending strats and the business, the design and implementation, all the way through to production roll out. We need flexible candidates who are practical technologists, show excellent problem solving skills and enjoy all aspects of software development.

Skills Required:

The ideal candidate will have:

KDB Experience:
* Q programming
* Partitioned tables
* KDB architecture

* Scripting
* Process management
* Shells

The ideal candidate should also have 1 of the following skill sets:

Web front end development:
* HTML5/Javascript
* AngularJS
* Data Visualization Tools (e.g. HighCharts, SlickGrid)
* Reactive Programming

Skills Desired:

* JavaScript debugging and tools
* Python
* Chrome development environment
* Good communication skills, experience of front office environments
* Risk Aggregation and Netting
* Eclipse IDE ( we use 3.8 ) or IntelliJ
* Fixed Income business / analytical knowledge
* KDB performance and tuning
* Unix/Linux shell
* Basel and FED capital rules

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